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are on the table from consolidations to furlough days and asking the community to support a tax. since the beginning of the recession allen rock avoided some of the more painful cuts other districts went through. while the math is tough for grown ups the lesson is harder for the kids. >> i don't know how to explain to him you have to go to school because of no funding. gl i don't feel like leaving. i like this school. >> that was kris sanchez reporting. >>> he once wrote laws and policies for santa clara county. today the former president of the board of supervisors is on the wrong side of the law. george shirakawa pled guilty to 12 charges including felony regarding public money he reportedly used to feed a gambling addiction. what was his reaction today? >> reporter: given the d.a. said there was a dark cloud over santa clara county shirakawa didn't speak. fierce fighter for the poor and under privileged told the judge he broke the law. 12 times the judge asked former supervisor george shirakawa how he pled and 12 times shirakawa responded guilty. >> it's a very sad day when a super
in tax funds from the team's new stadium. santa clara schools argue they needed the money. the judge ruled that voters and city officials had specifically ear marked the funds for a new stadium and an outside group had no legal right to take the money away. >>> a gloomy night after much needed rain. rain is not going to last too long. >> it is already starting to push off to the south. we are noting areas of drizzle off the san francisco peninsula and down to about palo alto where we can expect wet roadways from san jose to san francisco. can't rule out a bit of drizzle back for oakland. two things we are watching. the first one is colder weather as head into tonight and tomorrow morning. temperatures dropping to the 30s up into the north bay. and the other thing that we are monitoring is a weekend forecast. going to be changing. we will talk about the warm weather and how high the temperatures will go coming up in the full forecast. >>> estimated 9,000 people in san jose are affiliated with a gang and one of them may be responsible for the city's latest shooting, a teenager shot on
. >> reporter: it is likely that city council will agree to give up the 9.5% hotel tax for 350 rooms. about $6 million in ticket surcharge revenue, about $25,000 in ticket fees and $4.54 per parking spot. the community group which opposed the stadium says forgoing income doesn't make sense. >> the nfl is a nonprofit corporation that should be paying their own expenses. having a small city as ours take on that burden is fiscally irresponsible. >> reporter: the committee is actively fundraising to back fill concessions the city makes but she says that could be a gamble that does not pay off. >> what happens if it doesn't? the america's cup in san francisco, they were promising to raise this money to pay for the infrastructure. it didn't come true. >> reporter: santa clara city council meeting begins at 6:30 tonight and then the super bowl bid committee presents their bid to the nfl owners on may 22. and the battle is down to santa clara and miami. and it is worth mentioning that miami has refused to give the nfl those concessions. so if santa clara didn't want to it would be a level playing fiel
it was insufficient. >> reporter: but the guard had trouble reporting how the tax dollars was somehow not presented to general baldwin until after our investigations. >> you found some serious problems? >> yes. >> and from all indications, nothing significant changed? >> yeah. >> frustrated? >> i'm sure they are. >> reporter: so that report, was it a waste of taxpayer money? >> i would say that at the end of the day, had it come to a conclusion, it would have been money well spent. the fact that it was not followed up on but the national guard bureau in the first year. that is a problem. >> reporter: but it is important to note that the petty report criticizes the california national guard's failure to handle complaints. during wednesday's hearing at the capitol, the national guard said it recently provided additional training and the california national guard is in compliance. >> of the big messages we continue to reform the california national guard and the california military department, the governor appointed me to make change, and we have made substantial change. >> reporter: general baldwin s
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